This free resource provides a practical framework for church leaders and group facilitators to use Crossing the Lines We Draw in congregational and community settings. In a national climate of deep divisions, multiple crises, and social unrest, this resource helps people of faith to navigate difficult conversations and find common ground for reconciled relationship and transformed communities. Featuring “Listening to Learn” strategies, key Scriptures for reflection, open-ended questions for discussion, and action steps for personal follow-up of the tools and insights developed in the study. Ideal for use in Sunday school, Bible study, or book club!
Matthew Tennant is senior minister of University Baptist Church, Charlottesville, VA. He serves on the Human Rights Commission for the City of Charlottesville and as a visiting professor of philosophy of religion at L'Université Chrétienne du Nord d'haiti. He holds a DPhil from the University of Oxford where he also received his MSt in Theology. In addition, he has an MDiv from the Baptist Theological Seminary of Richmond, VA, and an MBA from the University of Alabama.
Tennant lives in Charlottesville, VA with his wife, their two sons, and their dog and cat. The Tennants enjoy sailing and hiking.